Municipal Court

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The Town of Highland Park is holding Virtual Hearings.  While things seem to be changing, we want you to know that Municipal Court will continue to take your calls regarding court matters during regular office hours, Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You may reach us at 214-559-9303 or 214-559-9316 during business hours for options on handling your citation in lieu of coming to Town Hall; most matters can be resolved via phone or email.

Online:  Those electing to make payment online without contesting the citation may use the online payment website

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Court Sessions

Court is held Tuesdays from 1:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Municipal Court hearings have been postponed. The Court will continue to evaluate the situation and recommendations from the CDC and Dallas County Health Department for future court sessions. Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time. 

Notice - Weapons Prohibited

Pursuant to Texas Penal Code 46.03, any weapon is prohibited from the Municipal Court. Other than law enforcement personnel, at no time may an individually legally carry a weapon into court.

Secondly, the second floor of Highland Park Town Hall is subject to open meetings requirements, Chapter 551, Government Code. Therefore, weapons are prohibited from the second floor of Town Hall.

Restrictions for Purses, Handbags, Briefcases and Backpacks

Purses, handbags, briefcases and backpacks not permitted in the courtroom. An exception will be made for medically necessary articles, but the items are subject to inspection by court security personnel.


The court accepts payment in person via cash, check, credit card, or money order. You may also pay online using a credit card with the exception of citations on which an arrest warrant has been issued. 

Online Payment

Those electing to make payment online without contesting the citation may use the online payment website. 

Payment Plans

A payment plan may be requested in person at the Municipal Court office on the day prior to your court date, or from the Judge on the date of your court appearance. If an arrest warrant has already been issued, then only the Judge may grant a payment plan.

Important Information about Payment Plans